Extensive background information and documents are posted below and on the archived City's project webpage. Additional information will be posted on this page throughout the detailed design and construction phase.
- Preliminary Design Summary Report
- Preliminary Design Drawings
- Draft Preliminary Design Report - public comments
- Sustainability Charrette Feedback Report - Feedback Report on a charrette focusing on available sustainable design, construction and operations options for the bridge.
- Parks Canada Detailed Impact Analysis (DIA) Scoping Document - Scoping guidelines for the Preparation, Construction, Restoration, and Operation of the Third Crossing.
- Natural Environment Assessment Report - Assesses natural heritage features within the bridge corridor as well as project impacts and mitigation measures.
- Cultural Heritage Protection and Enhancement Plan Report - Assesses cultural heritage features within the bridge corridor as well as project impacts and mitigation measures.
- Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Report - Identifies former or current practices within the bridge corridor that may present issues of actual or potential environmental concern.
- Excess Soil and Sediment Management Report - Describes soil and sediment sampling fieldwork results within the bridge corridor.
- Preliminary Geotechnical Investigation Factual Data Report - Describes geotechnical fieldwork results within the bridge corridor.
- Preliminary Geotechnical Investigation Design Report - Describes engineering design guidelines for the bridge, based on the geotechnical fieldwork.
- Preliminary Geotechnical Investigation Design Addendum Report - Describes engineering design guidelines for the bridge, based on the geotechnical fieldwork and refined inverted U-frame pier design.
- Stormwater Management Report - Describes storm water management provisions for bridge runoff and the approaches.
- Natural Heritage Protection and Enhancement Plan Report - Identifies project impacts as well as mitigation, restoration and enhancement measures for the bridge corridor.
- Transportation Noise Assessment Report - Assesses effects of transportation noise on sensitive receptors within the bridge corridor and mitigation measures.
- In-Air Noise Impact Assessment Report for Birds and Reptiles - Assesses in-air effects of impact pile driving during bridge construction and transportation noise during bridge operations on birds and reptiles.
- Underwater Noise Modelling Report of Impact Pile Driving - Assesses underwater effects of impact pile driving during bridge construction on fish, turtles, fish eggs and fish larvae.
- Carbon Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) - Describes the scope, inputs, analysis, and output of a preliminary, planning level LCA for the construction phase of the bridge.